Takuko

Takuko Sawada

Chair’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Health

Director of the Board, Executive Vice President, Shionogi & Co., Ltd. Following her graduation from Kyoto University, Ms. Takuko Sawada joined Shionogi & Co., Ltd. In 1977. Since then, she has served for over 30 years, leading a number of pharmaceutical development projects and corporate strategy planning. Ms. Sawada successively held various posts in the company including the senior vice president of Global Pharmaceutical Development Division, the senior vice president of Corporate Strategy Division and Corporate Planning Department, the Head of Integrated Disease Care Division, and board director. She has served in her current position since 2020.